Position Summary :
Seattle Genetics has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application to EMA for tucatinib, a highly selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), for HER2+ metastatic breast cancer patients in Europe.
Currently, Seattle Genetics is building its infrastructure in Europe, which includes a group of 6 operating Affiliates located in different countries, that will allow the commercialization of tucatinib.
The MSL Team is a part of Medical Affairs and consists of field-based scientists that have direct interactions with investigators and health-care professionals (HCPs) in the field of oncology to provide scientific and medical support regarding the use of tucatinib.
As such it requires a strong medical background and excellent communication skills. The Senior MSLs work cross-functionally with Clinical Development, Commercial and our internal Medical Affairs colleagues in Spain and Europe to support our products and our advancing pipeline in close collaboration with our European Medical Affairs team.
Principal Responsibilities :
Be responsible for identifying and building relationships with HCPs, including Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in Spain
Deliver scientific presentations internally and externally in either one-on-one or group settings
Facilitate scientific discussions in the field and work with in-house and field partners to facilitate ongoing information / clinical data sharing (i.
e., new data, competitive information, customer insights, medical communications support) to optimize communications and coordinated activities across the organization
Compliantly respond to unsolicited HCP requests for off label information. Effectively communicate feedback and insights from the field within Medical Affairs and to other internal partners
Execute conference strategy, including staffing of scientific booths at major conferences and regional clinical meetings in alignment with the companies’ objectives of region Europe
Act as a key liaison for all aspects in the support of investigator sponsored trials (ISTs)
Support planning and execution of local advisory boards
Partner and collaborate effectively with internal business partners, especially with members of the medical and clinical teams, to support corporate trials including trial awareness and education
Must stay abreast of relevant medical literature in a self-directed manner
As needed, collaborate with cross-functional partners within Medical Affairs and across other departments
5+ years of hematology / oncology clinical or basic sciences
An advanced doctoral degree (MD, PhD or PharmD) preferred
Prior MSL experience in oncology preferred, Experience in Breast cancer is mandatory
An Entrepreneural mindset; pursuing of opportunities, constantly looking for challenge and growth, comfortable with uncertainty, high level of agility
Candidate should have strong presentation / interaction and time management skills, confident interacting with others and experience in providing evidence based scientific and clinical information to the medical community
Proven ability to establish strong scientific partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders in a flexible, diplomatic manner and with the ability of managing expectations
Track record of turning ideas into solutions that add value from internal and external perspective
50-75% regional travel required. Must reside within region and live within a reasonable distance of a major airport
Fluent in Spanish and English
Preferable city location / Region consists of : Madrid and / or Barcelona
As a leading employer in our industry, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families.